Enrolled Nurse, Custodial Health

Reference Number 50146

Western Health is seeking motivated, engaging, and compassionate enrolled nurses to provide nursing care as part of the multidisciplinary custodial healthcare team at Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (DPFC), a women’s prison in Melbourne’s West. You will work alongside a team of registered nurses to provide patient treatment, management, assessment, ongoing reviews, emergency response and other primary health care services as needed.

There are permanent full time, part time and casual roles available. Please specify your preferred working arrangement in your application.

To be successful in this role you will need to have:


  • Be eligible for registration as an Enrolled Nurse in Australia and hold a current practicing certificate
  • Hold a Diploma in Nursing
  • Medication administration qualifications
  • Demonstrate organisational skills, particularly with respect to time management in the provision of care
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary health care team
  • A commitment to high quality, safe and person centred patient care
  • Excellent clinical skills


  • Experience working in custodial health, women’s health, alcohol; and other drugs services, mental health or other relevant specialty

The service

On 1 July, 2023 the delivery of primary healthcare will transition from the current service provider to Western Health. The multidisciplinary team will provide holistic and interconnected service provision to patients at DPFC. Successful applicants will be on boarded during the transition period for orientation and training including additional training to support the delivery of culturally appropriate, trauma informed, gender affirming care for all patients including priority cohorts.

Contact Person Douglas Mill
Contact Number 0400 807 938
Closing Date 11/04/2023

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